- 26 years old
- Date of birth: Jan 30, 1985
- Date of passing: Sep 9, 2011
|Let the memory of Sgt. Bret be with us forever|
Isenhower January 30, 1985 - September 9, 2011 OKLAHOMA CITY Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower was born January 30, 1985 in Shawnee, OK. He graduated from Seminole High School in 2003; he moved on to attend East Central University, and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He worked as a Volunteer Firefighter at Seminole Fire Department and at the Seminole County 911 Dispatch Center. Bret was a member of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard. He served in Iraq in 2007 and 2008 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Bret's journey on earth ended on September 9, 2011, serving our country in eastern Afghanistan. This was his second tour of duty. Bret paid the ultimate sacrifice while defending our country. He was a loving, kind and generous man who touched the lives of everyone he met. Bret was a powerful role model to the many children in his life because of the care and attention he showed them. He had an infectious smile that will never be forgotten.Bret was survived by his parents, Janet Dawsey and Kevin Isenhower; two sisters, Bridgette Hall and her husband Ryan, and Krysten Isenhower; one nephew, Jackson Hall; three grandparents, Rheta Jo McNary, Joy Isenhower and Phil Isenhower; an aunt, uncle and cousins, along with a multitude of friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Raymond McNary.
Bret worked for Seminole County's 911 dispatch center, and as a
Volunteer Firefighter for Seminole, OK Fire Department.
He enjoyed running, football, hunting and spending time with his
family and friends.
Bret was always quick to help anyone in need, and had an infectious
smile that could light up a room.
All Medals Received
Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Army Acheivement Medal, Army Good
Conduct Medal(2nd Award),National Defense Service Medal,Afghanistan
Campaign Medal with Bronze Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with
Bronze Service Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed
Forces Reserve Medal w/ Mobilization Device, Army Service Ribbon,
Overseas Service Ribbon, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal,
Combat Infantryman Badge, Marksmanship Qualification-Expert with Rifle
Badge, Oklahoma Distinguished Service Medal
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